San Francisco Treatment Research Center

The San Francisco Treatment Research Center (SFTRC) at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), is a Center funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse conducting a variety of studies focused on innovative treatments for substance abuse. Our research includes both psychosocial and pharmacologic trials in both randomized clinical trial and Phase I development forms. We conduct our work at UCSF and its affiliated sites at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and San Francisco General Hospital and the Habit Abatement Clinic.


“Prevalence and Correlates of Social Smoking in Young Adults: Comparisons of Behavioral and Self-Identified Definitions” (Nadra E. Lisha, Kevin L. Delucchi, PhD, Pamela Ling, MD, MPH & Danielle Ramo, PhD)  was recently published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research  (November 10, 2014 Advance Access). Abstract can be found at:


Postdoctoral Traineeship in Drug Abuse Treatment Services/Research Training Program

POSTDOC Informational Flyer


 UCSF Department of Psychiatry 

Emerging Trends in Addiction Treatment

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